Re: mem leak ...

Ethan (allanon@crystaltokyo.com)
Mon, 17 Aug 1998 14:12:27 -0700 (PDT)



On Mon, 17 Aug 1998, David Taylor wrote:

> When I had version 1.4.5.3-2 I posted a query about memory leaks.  Well,
> I'd just like to post a further query.  It seems the memory leaks are
> less noticable in 1.4.5.55N6 (the version I have now)... but I'm not
> sure...  What is the memory and CPU usage like in version 1.5pre7?

Many memory leaks have been fixed in 1.5pre7, including X allocation ones.  
AfterStep now consistently runs in under a meg for me.

> I've been running X and AfterStep for the last 23 hours now.  The memory
> usage of AfterStep is now 1.3%.  Earlier today it was 1.1%.  However,
> the memory usage of X is 19.4% and the CPU usage is 34.4%!!!!!  I'm
> using Metro-X on RedHat 5.0.  Does anybody know if this is typical?  Is
> XFree better in this regard?  Is it possible that AfterStep is to blame
> somehow (as it is working thru X isn't it)?  Or is it the fault of
> Metro-X?

Yes, the X process grows when X resources are allocated and not freed 
properly.

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Ethan Fischer
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